News Juice & Current Affair Quiz (04-02-2020)

1. Whether India should import Cheetahs or not Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper III; Environment & Biodiversity The Supreme Court’s recent green light to introduction of African cheetahs in a suitable area in India has revived a decade-long debate over the controversial plan first floated in 2009 and shot down by the court

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News Juice (01-02-2020)

1. Why coronavirus could hit Indian pharma industry Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper III; Science & Technology Reasons for India’s vulnerability Now that a case of infection by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been flagged in India, central and state governments will be expected to try to ensure that its response system is

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News Juice & Current Affair Quiz (31-01-2020)

1. Why some states have Vidhan Parishads, why Andhra Pradesh doesn’t want one Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper II; Polity & Governance The Andhra Pradesh Assembly on Monday evening passed a resolution to abolish the state’s Legislative Council, where the opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) has a majority. The resolution was passed under

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News Juice & Answer Writing Practice (30-01-2020)

1. Move to sell 100% stake in Air India Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper III; Economics Almost two years since the first attempt which failed to enthuse buyers, Air India is back on sale. Call it the government’s desperation to exit the troubled airline that is devouring tax-payer money or call it smart

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News Juice & Current Affair Quiz (29-01-2020)

1. Nearly 2,800 coronavirus cases, including 37 outside China Read only for understanding There have been 2,798 confirmed cases of coronavirus until January 27, with 2,761 of these cases occurring in China, according to the latest update on the outbreak from the World Health Organization. The 37 cases outside of China have been reported from

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News Juice & Answer Writing Practice (28-01-2020)

1. Nagardhan excavations: Why are findings important to understand Vakataka dynasty Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper I; Culture Recent archaeological excavations at Nagardhan in Ramtek taluka, near Nagpur, have provided concrete evidence on the life, religious affiliations and trade practices of the Vakataka dynasty that ruled parts of Central and South India between

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News Juice & Current Affair Quiz (27-01-2020)

1. Justice for Rohingya: On International Court of Justice ruling Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper II; IOBR Ruling of ICJ The unanimous ruling of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on the prevention of alleged acts of genocide against Rohingya Muslims has finally pinned legal responsibility on Myanmar’s government for the military’s large-scale

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News Juice & Answer Writing Practice (25-01-2020)

1. India slips two places on global corruption perception index Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper II; Polity & Governance India’s ranking in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI-2019) has slipped from 78 to 80 compared to the previous year, said Transparency International, while questioning the “unfair and opaque political financing” in the country. India’s

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News Juice & Current Affair Quiz (24-01-2020)

1. How Saudi Prince Mohammad bin Salman hacked Amazon founder Jeff Bezos Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper III; Science & Technology Pegasus spyware used for hacking Bezos iphone A malicious file attached to an encrypted video message sent on WhatsApp is believed to have been used in hacking Amazon founder and CEO Jeff

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News Juice (23-01-2020)

1.Wuhan Virus: China’s mystery virus that has killed six, triggered worry Relevant for GS Prelims & Mains Paper III; Science & Technology A top Chinese scientist has confirmed that the mysterious coronavirus (a type of virus named after its spiky, solar corona-like appearance under an electron microscope) that had by Tuesday killed at least six

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